With nice weather and longer days, the summer months are always great for spending time having fun with the family!  Whether you are staying home, entertaining for small social distanced get-togethers with family and friends, or taking a local road trip, there's always something new that can be added to the mix!

Lifestyle and Entertaining Expert Marc Silverstein reveals at-home entertaining tips, nutritious snack ideas for the family, and the latest in a day trip and local travel.  He'll share some great tips to help you get creative with your family fun for the summer months.


 There are still many local travel options available for families looking to getaway. Summer travel has changed in a COVID- world, but Booking.com wants to be a driving force behind Americans rediscovering their age-old love of road trips.

Americans are intending to get away from their everyday life during the COVID-19 pandemic with its associated quarantine with almost half listing connecting with family or friends (42%) as their reason for road tripping. In the mindset of American travelers—many of whom have been socially distancing—the two most popular types of trips are a beach trip (40%) and visiting family/friends (35%). 


 There's more than one way to get in your antioxidants. If you don't have fruit on hand, check out drinks made with pure fruit and veggies that are filled with the good stuff. A little sweet, and a little tart, POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice, the Antioxidant Superpower, is the perfect way to add antioxidants and a unique burst of flavor to your daily routine, whether drinking it straight or mixing into your favorite summer drink or cocktail.

Each 16 oz bottle contains the juice of four whole-pressed pomegranates – nothing else, no added sugar, fillers, or preservatives. Also, check out their refreshing Antioxidant Super Teas. Available in delightfully sweet flavors including Pomegranate Peach Passion White Tea; a perfect go-to drink for the summer! 


Keep plenty of snack bars in the kitchen for a quick treat. Many available options include complete proteins and essential nutrients like fiber, potassium, and antioxidants and have a natural sweetness with no added sugar. RX Kids Protein Snack Bars are a convenient and delicious snack that parents can feel good about buying for their kids. Their bars are made with 4 core ingredients including dates, whole grain oats, egg whites, and coconut oil, with simple ingredients like strawberries and chocolate added to create flavors kids love. They make snack time simple with just 5g protein and 0g of added sugar.